any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting.
a material, as a fiber or yarn, used in or suitable for weaving: Glass can be used as a textile.
woven or capable of being woven: textile fabrics.
of or relating to weaving.
of or relating to textiles or the production of textiles: the textile industry.
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How to use textile in a sentence
They created a series of headpieces out of everyday hardware, rope, and other textiles.Transformer unveils this year’s ‘Queer Threads’ exhibits | Parker Purifoy | October 22, 2020 | Washington Blade
Founded in 2018, Reflect Innovation, a Joy Ventures portfolio company, has developed a portable interactive textile product that utilizes biofeedback to help people become aware of their emotional state and experience moments of calm.
Reflect founder Noga Sapir combined her passions for neuroscience and textile design to create this tool—a contrast to the many tech solutions on the market that feature hard surfaces and screens.
Certainly, previous declines in American manufacturing, such as the waves of textile and steel layoffs in the 1980s, could be linked more or less directly to gains in developing countries.
In recent weeks, several firms, including Aditya Birla Group’s Grasim Industries, Mumbai-based textile company Ruby Mills and suitings brand Donear, among others, have launched fabrics that promise to keep clothes virus-free.Indian textile makers are trying to survive Covid-19 by launching “anti-virus” fabrics | Hiren Mansukhani | July 7, 2020 | Quartz
After World War I, unions began their losing and lethal battle with textile owners across the South.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really. | Ana Marie Cox | December 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Vibrant color surfaced in textile and in beading and embroidery.
One artistic embrace of the textile comes with a specific political message.Shining a Spotlight on Mexico’s Iconic Textile—the Rebozo | Liza Foreman | June 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Japan had very rich tradition of clothing appreciation for wearing clothes and for textile.Comme Des Garçons, Kenzo, and More Japanese Designers at Paris Fashion Week | Liza Foreman | March 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Our goal is to bring global awareness to a Peruvian textile industry.Put Down That Cashmere. There’s a New Luxury Wool in Town | Ann Binlot | December 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The essential point in which it differs from any other known mineral consists in its being at once fibrous and textile.Asbestos | Robert H. Jones
The textile industry in Virginia includes the spinning and processing of yarn and the weaving and finishing of material.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
There is no main staple of human food which is not grown; there is no material of textile industry which is not produced.
On the afternoon of the following day we visited the textile museum.A Journey Through France in War Time | Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
And the textile industry is well represented, as is brewing and distilling.Mexico | Charles Reginald Enock
British Dictionary definitions for textile
any fabric or cloth, esp woven
raw material suitable to be made into cloth; fibre or yarn
a non-nudist, as described by nudists; one who wears clothes
of or relating to fabrics or the making of fabrics
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